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Saturday 22nd April

Quintin Jardine  will be with us at Atkinson-Pryce for a signing of his latest Bob Skinner novel "Game Over", 2.30 pm onwards.

GAME OVER is the twenty-seventh gripping Bob Skinner mystery from crime master Quintin Jardine, author of HOUR OF DARKNESS, LAST RESORT, PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS and many more. When supermodel Annette Bordeaux is found battered and strangled in her Edinburgh flat, former Chief Constable Bob Skinner's old team instantly have a global case on their hands. The victim's husband, world-renowned footballer and recent Merrytown FC signing, is quickly discounted as a suspect...

Published by Headline, hardback £19.99, large format paperback £14.99

 


Wednesday 10th May

Denzil Meyrick is joining us in Biggar Library with his latest DCI Daley thriller "Well of the Winds".  7 pm.  Ticket £5 includes a discount on the book. Advance booking recommended.

Formerly a police officer, a businessman and a journalist Denzil Meyrick only turned his hand to crime writing fairly recently but is already a best-selling author at Atkinson-Pryce. 

Come and join us at Biggar Library to meet Meyrick who is talking about his recently published DCI Daley sleuthing adventure “Well of the Winds”.  His thrillers are pacey, intriguing and (best of all!) well-written.  As it says on the cover…”If you like Rankin….  you’ll love Meyrick”

As the Second World War nears its end, a man is stabbed to death on the shoreline of Kinloch, in the shadow of the great warships in the harbour. Many years later, the postman on Gairsay, a tiny island off the coast of Kintyre, discovers that the Bremner family are missing from their farm. There's a pot on the stove and food on the table, but of the Bremners there is no sign.When DCI Daley comes into possession of a journal written by his wartime predecessor in Kinloch, Inspector William Urquhart, he soon realises that the Isle of Gairsay has many secrets...

Published by Birlinn, paperback £8.99


Saturday 3rd June

Maggie O' Farrell  is at the Elphinstone Hotel in Biggar for a literary lunch and launch of the paperback of her latest novel "This Must Be the Place".  Tickets available soon.  Have a look at the menu to whet your appetite.

Maggie O'Farrell crosses time zones and continents to reveal an extraordinary portrait of a marriage.  A reclusive ex-film star living in the wilds of Ireland, Claudette Wells is a woman whose first instinct, when a stranger approaches her home, is to reach for her shotgun.  Why is she so fiercely protective of her family, and what made her walk out of her cinematic career when she had the whole world at her feet? Her husband Daniel, reeling from a discovery about a woman he last saw twenty years ago, is about to make an exit of his own...

Published by Tinder Press, paperback £7.99